Mydans, Carl 1907-Variant names
Photojournalist for the Farm Security Administration and staff photographer for LIFE magazine. Covered World War II and the Korean War.
From the description of Carl Mydans photographs, 1935-1968. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 503571049
Photographer, associated with the Farm Security Administration; b. May 20, 1907, Boston, Mass.; d. August 16, 2004, Larchmont, N.Y.
From the description of Oral history interview with Carl Mydans, 1964 Apr. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646398318
From the description of Carl Mydans interview, 1964 Apr. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220195230
Carl Mydans (1907-2004) was a photographer, associated with the Farm Security Administration.
From the description of Oral history interview with Carl Mydans, 1964 Apr. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 657040432
American photojournalist, 1907-2004, Mydans joined LIFE magazine at its start in 1936 as a staff photographer. In 1939, he and his wife, LIFE researcher Shelley Smith, were sent overseas to cover the war. They were captured and kept as prisoners of war for nearly two years, first in Japan and later in China. In addition to what have become classic images of World War II, Mydans was the only reporter on the scene of the 1948 earthquake in Fukui, Japan. He also covered the Korean War. The collection includes portraits of politicians, literary figures, and common people.
From the description of Carl Mydans estate photography collection, 1935-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864000
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|Korean War, 1950-1953--Photography|
|Sino--Japanese Conflict, 1931-1933|
|World War, 1939-1945|
|World War, 1939-1945--Collaborationists|
|Migrant agricultural laborers--1930-1940|
|World War, 1939-1945--Photography|